Laurimar power surge continues


Laurimar extended its undefeated streak to five games as the Power ran away with a 56-point win over Old Eltham Collegians in Eltham on Saturday.

A hot start put Laurimar in good shape to continue its run of form.

Laurimar coach Justin Sherman said it was pleasing to get a win away from home.

“We hadn’t started well this year and to get our first good start was great,” he said.

“We’re just looking to tighten up those lapses in concentration and make sure they’re not for 10 minutes and stop those a little quicker.”

The Turtles got the better of Laurimar in the second term, kicking two goals to one to take a nine point lead into half time.

The power flipped the switch after half time, holding Old Eltham to a single behind while kicking four goals to wrestle back a 14-point lead at the final change.

Laurimar put its foot down in the final term, piling on eight goals to two to run away with the win.

“I don’t think we’ve played four quarters so far this year so that was a talking point for us after the game. There’s still plenty to improve and work on in the next three or four weeks before the bye,” Sherman said.

“We started really well, so that was pleasing but we’re looking for that consistency in those four quarters. There are some things in the second and third we’ll try to fix up before we play Kilmore next week.”